James Naismith

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United States educator (born in Canada) who invented the game of basketball (1861-1939)


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In December 2015, while writing a book on the religious beliefs of James Naismith, Zogry made national headlines when he discovered the only known audio recording of Naismith, which features him sharing how he invented the game of basketball.
Erbyn deall, pel-fasged ddoth gyntaf, a hynny yn 1891 pan benderfynodd athro chwaraeon o'r enw James Naismith fod angen gem dan do ar gyfer ei fyfyrwyr ym Massachusetts.
The American sport that was invented in Springfield Massachusetts by James Naismith, the world's fastest growing sport, the sport that is played professionally across the globe cannot be played in our city's largest park by children or adults.
He was a direct coaching descendent of basketball's father, James Naismith, playing and later coaching at Kansas for the inventor of the game's most famous student, Jayhawks coach Phog Allen.
The YMCA instructor, James Naismith responded affirmatively, and thus, basketball was born (Naismith 1996).
Retired James Naismith, 49, from Paisley, paid bills he got from his supplier, Scottish Gas, believing he had used the energy.
James Naismith invented basketball and the home of the American Hockey League.
I had always believed that James Naismith was the lone true "inventor" of a major sport, when he nailed peach baskets at opposite ends of the overhead track at a gymnasium in Springfield, Massachusetts, on December 15, 1891.
In 1995 Netball became a "recognized" Olympic Sport and it's history can be traced back to Professor James Naismith, who invented basketball.
Allen, a student of James Naismith, the inventor of basketball, organized coaches into this collective group to serve as Guardians of the Game.
The auction house said that price broke the previous record of $,338,500 dollars set in 2010 for James Naismith's founding rules of basketball.
With James Naismith, the man who invented basketball in 1891, watching from the stands, the "Tall Firs" beat Ohio State in the title game, 46-33.
Read about five Canadians whose inventions changed the world: Alexander Graham Bell, Rachel Zimmerman, James Naismith, Mike Lazaridis and Joseph-Armand Bombardier.
But while police divers, fire crews and ambulances rushed to mount a search and rescue, Andrew Nisbet and James Naismith were being collected by a friend.